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XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 08:08 PM
The Zeno's Drive-in 6th Anniversary Summer Film Festival Double Feature

Stop by Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com (http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com) and catch two awesome World War II aviation flicks. I'm celebrating our 6th anniversary on the 'Net with two of our favorites: the jam packed P-47 feature "Thunderbolt!" and the Eighth Air For epic documentary "Target for Today." As usual, they are for free online viewing, have been newly re-digitized and now, because we have more server space, you can watch them in their entirety, without having to come back to see multiple parts.

Thunderbolt! chronicles the exploits of the P-47 Thunderbolt pilots of the "Fighting Gamec*cks" of the 65th Fighter squadron, 57th Fighter Group. Based on the island of Corsica off the northwest coast of the Italian boot, they flew from behind the enemy's flank. As part of "Operation Strangle," they continuously attacked highways, bridges, ammo dumps, railroads and just about anything that moved to choke off the flow of supplies to the Axis front line. This film not only features one-of-a-kind P-47 combat footage, it also shows day-to-day life on a MTO forward air base, including vintage pilot slang.

This front-line documentary was directed by Lt. Col. William Wyler (Ben-Hur) and Capt. John Sturges (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape) and is grippingly narrated by Lloyd Bridges and Jose Ferrer, with an introduction by James Stewart. This has to be finest combination of great photography, a hard bitten, realistic script, stirring music, powerful narration and full bore Pratt & Whitney R-2800-59W Double Wasp radial engine roar I have seen or heard in a World War II documentary. Truly memorable and highly recommended.

"Target for Today" is THE classic World War II feature length documentary detailing a "maximum effort" daylight bombing mission deep into Germany. There are no actors in "Target For Today". This film was shot on location under combat conditions and features the officers and men of the 8th Air Force going about their deadly business. All aspects of an actual major raid in mid 1943, from early planning through final touch down and crew debriefings, are covered in this very thorough account. Anklam, Danzig and the FW-190 plant at Marrienburg are the targets hit. Although inflating the bombing campaign's effectiveness, this is no sugar coated propaganda film. Heavy losses and the bomber crew's trepidation at making unescorted deep penetration raids on heavily defended targets are graphically portrayed. Over 1 and 1/2 hours of engrossing World War II footage.

If you haven't stopped by Zeno's Drive-In before, we also feature 1942-45 vintage WWII Army & Navy films on how to fly the F4U, F6F, P-38, P-39, P-40, P-47, P-51, P-61, TBF/TBM, B-17, B-24, B-25, A-20, A-26, B-26, B-29, and more. That's over 12 hours of rockin' props for free viewing over the internet. See detailed charts, diagrams, and interior photos from original WWII pilot's manuals too.

And by popular request, you can now order high quality, large format video on CDs of all the WWII films featured at the Drive-In from our new CD Video Store, starting at only US$7.95. These CDs will play on just about any Windows or Mac computer and include rare bonus films like "Recognition of the Japanese Zero" and "The Rear Gunner," " Clark Gable's "Combat America," and more. International orders are welcome.

Finally, our "Control Tower" page has the largest collection of World War II Aviation links on the 'net

So drop your flaps & drop in!

That's http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com

Check Six!

Zeno











Message Edited on 07/14/0307:16PM by zeno303

XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 08:08 PM
The Zeno's Drive-in 6th Anniversary Summer Film Festival Double Feature

Stop by Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com (http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com) and catch two awesome World War II aviation flicks. I'm celebrating our 6th anniversary on the 'Net with two of our favorites: the jam packed P-47 feature "Thunderbolt!" and the Eighth Air For epic documentary "Target for Today." As usual, they are for free online viewing, have been newly re-digitized and now, because we have more server space, you can watch them in their entirety, without having to come back to see multiple parts.

Thunderbolt! chronicles the exploits of the P-47 Thunderbolt pilots of the "Fighting Gamec*cks" of the 65th Fighter squadron, 57th Fighter Group. Based on the island of Corsica off the northwest coast of the Italian boot, they flew from behind the enemy's flank. As part of "Operation Strangle," they continuously attacked highways, bridges, ammo dumps, railroads and just about anything that moved to choke off the flow of supplies to the Axis front line. This film not only features one-of-a-kind P-47 combat footage, it also shows day-to-day life on a MTO forward air base, including vintage pilot slang.

This front-line documentary was directed by Lt. Col. William Wyler (Ben-Hur) and Capt. John Sturges (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape) and is grippingly narrated by Lloyd Bridges and Jose Ferrer, with an introduction by James Stewart. This has to be finest combination of great photography, a hard bitten, realistic script, stirring music, powerful narration and full bore Pratt & Whitney R-2800-59W Double Wasp radial engine roar I have seen or heard in a World War II documentary. Truly memorable and highly recommended.

"Target for Today" is THE classic World War II feature length documentary detailing a "maximum effort" daylight bombing mission deep into Germany. There are no actors in "Target For Today". This film was shot on location under combat conditions and features the officers and men of the 8th Air Force going about their deadly business. All aspects of an actual major raid in mid 1943, from early planning through final touch down and crew debriefings, are covered in this very thorough account. Anklam, Danzig and the FW-190 plant at Marrienburg are the targets hit. Although inflating the bombing campaign's effectiveness, this is no sugar coated propaganda film. Heavy losses and the bomber crew's trepidation at making unescorted deep penetration raids on heavily defended targets are graphically portrayed. Over 1 and 1/2 hours of engrossing World War II footage.

If you haven't stopped by Zeno's Drive-In before, we also feature 1942-45 vintage WWII Army & Navy films on how to fly the F4U, F6F, P-38, P-39, P-40, P-47, P-51, P-61, TBF/TBM, B-17, B-24, B-25, A-20, A-26, B-26, B-29, and more. That's over 12 hours of rockin' props for free viewing over the internet. See detailed charts, diagrams, and interior photos from original WWII pilot's manuals too.

And by popular request, you can now order high quality, large format video on CDs of all the WWII films featured at the Drive-In from our new CD Video Store, starting at only US$7.95. These CDs will play on just about any Windows or Mac computer and include rare bonus films like "Recognition of the Japanese Zero" and "The Rear Gunner," " Clark Gable's "Combat America," and more. International orders are welcome.

Finally, our "Control Tower" page has the largest collection of World War II Aviation links on the 'net

So drop your flaps & drop in!

That's http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com

Check Six!

Zeno











Message Edited on 07/14/0307:16PM by zeno303

XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 08:11 PM
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XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 08:19 PM
Thanks Tim. I fixed it.

Use the URL on the bottom.

Zeno

XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 08:43 PM
Zeno's site is most most highly recommended for all warbird enthusiasts. That's us, ain't it?

I give it a 10 out of 10. Even if you are one of the US haters here, (you know who you are :-)) give it a shot. Unbelievable stuff you only dreamed of seeing.

XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 08:53 PM
Cool!

http://www.world-data-systems.com/aerofiles/albums/userpics/hurricane_01sm~0.JPG

XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 09:35 PM
Just watched Thunderbolt. I'm going to be at that site for the next few days, watching EVERYTHING! See you here then!


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Kunsan AB, Korea

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-Accept Follow-on Shifts!
-Take the Fight Upstairs!

XyZspineZyX
07-14-2003, 11:37 PM
zeno303 wrote:
- The Zeno's Drive-in 6th Anniversary Summer Film
- Festival Double Feature


Sepately from the Retail Sales aspect of your Site, can you offer a downloadable version of your movies in Other than *.RAM format... Soime of us do not like Real Audio/Video/Player as it tries to seize control of stuff on one's computer, and loads itself into Startup regime, etc etc etc...



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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 12:30 AM
Just watched Thunderbolt too! Man, that's amazing! Good work!

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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 12:39 AM
I have the video /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif I think it's one of the best WW2 air combat films out there.

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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 12:40 AM
I understand your concern, but I'm sorry, I only do RealVideo. It would be too time consuming and expensive to offer other formats. RealVideo gives the best video quality.

All of the bad behaviors you attribute to RealVideo are either'Net myths or can be easily defeated by changing the settings in the control panel. I have been using RealVideo since it was introduced and I know it well.

Regards,

Zeno

XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 12:46 AM
WOW!! That is so much better than some of the other ones I have seen on your site!! (Dont get me wrong...I love em all!!!/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif ) How did you clear that up so well?

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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 01:04 AM
I love that jug video, got it on vhs.

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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 04:06 AM
when are you converting all the vids to wmv http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif realaudio stinks


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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 04:13 AM
Zeno great stuff. We have had a link to your site since we started ours. Thanks for the heads up.

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XyZspineZyX
07-15-2003, 04:55 PM
I gave those two videos some extra bandwidth. If you have a broadband connection, you will notice the difference. Unfortunately, the more bandwidth I give a video, the more space the RealVideo file takes on the server, so I can only do it on a few clips because my space is limited. Since I recently got some more space, I can now do this more often.

The video CDs are even better. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif They offer about 10 times as much bandwidth.

Zeno